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12 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

They provide you with the tools, resources and activities you need to learn more about how technology plays a role in the advancement of learning in the 21st century. We’ve put together a list of 12 teaching tools to help better teach and engage your students. Over 20 popular tools and teacher resources, all in one place. Learning Suite by Microsoft. SkyDrive. Flashcards.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1


Deciding to embrace eLearning for your employee training has become a no-brainer nowadays. What’s a little more difficult however is picking the right tools to help you with course design, content creation, learning assessment and all the other tasks you need to run a successful eLearning program. Instructional Design authoring toolsKeep that in mind.).

The how and why of Content Curation for eLearning


Same goes for education and eLearning! You may have even found yourself exploring different search engine tools to filter out the best one, namely the one which will give you the answer you were looking for. You usually need your search engine tool to: · Be able to provide you with search results that read individual words in the search expression: eg. And guess what! Period.

Gamification In Application Software Training


“The future of eLearning cannot be boring courses lacking engagement or emotional response…the future of eLearning must include games and gamification.” It is a free plug-in game from Microsoft Office Labs aimed at helping learners develop their skills in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) in a game environment. INTRODUCTION.

The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

have this routine where I read my elearning news feeds on a tablet (usually at night). There are all sorts of tools like Pocket , Feedly , Flipboard , Diigo , Evernote , OneNote , and even your browser via add-ons. The main thing is that you see it as a tool that helps you learn more about the industry, your job, and build a network of peers. have a goofy process.

Notetaking Tools Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I recently engaged in a conversation with someone who suggested I was way behind the curve in adopting a better notetaking tool. There are a lot of tools out there in this space. I've looked at EverNote and OneNote quite a bit, but I'm not convinced yet that they fit well enough for me to adopt. need to believe that I could get my notes out of the system later if I decided I needed to switch tools. Right now, I'm leaning towards trying OneNote, but I'm concerned about Lock In and that I don't believe there's any iPhone support? No Lock In. iPhone Notes.

Interview with a Veteran LMS Administrator

Web Courseworks

It has tools in the LMS system to assess competencies of different credit union positions. Our LMS has a competency assessment tool that allows those models to be actively used by our credit unions. To obtain training metrics, they must be able to use your LMS reporting tool. Here’s what she had to say: We do feel experience with reporting tools is valuable.

Note taking any where

Moodle Journal

I was talking to one of my colleagues recently who, with some enthusiasm has embraced the idea of eLearning to such an extent that all of his students now arrive at class not with a notebook and pen, but a wireless enabled laptop! The other day I discovered OneNote , which comes with Microsoft Office 2007. So what is this all leading up to, go back to pen and paper, no.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses. shared some of the tools that I use for color schemes in previous posts like this one on creating your own rapid elearning PowerPoint template. So here’s a list of previously referenced tools and brief explanation of what they do. have the same challenge. Audio Resources.

3 Proven Techniques to Add Creativity to Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

jotted down some thoughts about how they might relate to those of us who build elearning courses. Building an effective elearning course is more than just applying the mechanics of instructional design. If you do follow this approach to collect ideas, OneNote and Evernote are two good tools because you can easily do screen and text captures. Exploration. Role Play.

The Best of e-Learning in July

Everything E-Learning

Check out the top 10 reads this July: Action Mapping With a Twist: A Tool for Budgeting E-Learning Development. Tanya Seidel at Artisan eLearning explains how you can use action mapping to predict how much time and money your e-Learning project will take. eLearning Industry’s Christopher Pappas shares 9 online training mistakes and how to avoid them. Benign role-playing.

Keeping Up - April's Big Question

eLearning Cyclops

This is in reference the immense and rapidly expanding technology tools. It is tough to stay on top of all the emerging tools. Not only am I often made aware of new tools, but also get opinions, tips, and examples of their use. You can never keep up with it all, but access to many experts who are also finding and sharing the lastest tech tools make it much less daunting. So, I browsed  "Tools" by keyword on  eLearningLearning. When I do find interesting tools I will keep track of them using my Delicious account.